Blog - Learning

Continuum: Changing the Way We Collaborate

As lifelong learners, we are driven by a desire to share information—freely and continuously. Continuum brings D/P/S employees together to talk about design, ask questions, and share the things that inspire them. Here you will find our approach to sharing and learning.

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School Design Preserves a Piece of Heritage for NMSD Historic Campus

​Schools often need to make tough decisions about demolishing buildings that no longer meet their needs, but occasionally a design solution can help make the most of a difficult situation. Read how the New Mexico School for the Deaf incorporated an old structure in a new design.

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What Can Public School Districts Learn From For-Profit Providers?

Given increasing costs, decreasing funding, and rapidly evolving educational technology and pedagogy, should public school districts question the traditional model of complete campuses of durable, 50-year buildings?

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Navigating History: Balancing Educational Needs, Project Budgets, and Heritage

Presented at EDspaces 2017 and LearningSCAPES 2017, this presentation shares strategies for balancing historic integrity with a school’s educational mission.

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Extreme Makeovers: Dealing with the Realities of Existing Building Renovations

This session, presented at EDspaces 2017 in Kansas City, explores factors to be considered when making the decision to keep, renovate or build new educational facilities.

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A Focus On Wellness

Learn about the WELL Building Standard and our developing understanding of how the indoor environment affects people.

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River Road High School Expands Programs

Thanks to an investment in trades education programs, River Road High School students now have more options when entering the workforce.

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Bernalillo High School Honored in ENR Southwest Best Projects

ENR Southwest announces "Best Projects", recognizing 25 regional projects in Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico.

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Moving On Up: Travis 6th Grade Campus

How can school districts ease the transition from elementary to middle school? Learn how Travis 6th Grade Campus and its Small Learning Communities prepare students for secondary school.

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Does It Work? A Post-Occupancy Evaluation Focused on How Facility Design Promotes Project Based Learning

How can building design support and foster a successful project based learning curriculum? This presentation shares the research behind the design of nex+Gen Academy and how the program has evolved after 5 years in the facility.

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